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Two women born in 1800s still alive

...positive - "She never says, 'I've had enough,'" he said - but stubborn. He recalled that when she needed blood transfusions a few years ago, she refused to go to the hospital. When he warned her that she would die without them, "Her...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/two-women-born-1800s-still-alive
Not For Web
Heather Mary George

...she was given a diagnosis of Myleodysplastic Syndrome (red blood cancer). To survive she received continuous blood transfusions, chemo was tried, however, failed. In spring of 2015, she developed acute Leukemia, and with pure grace she...

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Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...who had previously performed Sager's knee surgery.With a dangerously low hemoglobin count, Sager had six blood transfusions over a 24-hour period before returning to Atlanta."It's not just the games. It's the people," Sager...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-06/announcer-craig-sager-returns-leukemia
Sports
Cancer survivor: Fortunately, Juneau has Tamara Collins

...chemotherapy, information and help to address side effects while undergoing cancer treatment, she also has given me many blood transfusions.Since December 2012, I have received 52 units of blood to combat my medical issues. Life is precious and everyone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/cancer-survivor-fortunately-juneau-has-
Local
Beautiful arrangements carries couple

...cells get too low. She becomes unresponsive and has trouble finding the words to express herself. The continuous blood transfusions necessary, along with chemotherapy, have weakened her and make it difficult for her to "sit up and put on a happy...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/beautiful-arrangements-carries-couple
Local
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...said the hospital was discussing experimental treatments. A Tekmira Pharmaceuticals drug called TKM-Ebola and blood transfusions from an Ebola survivor were given to one of the recently infected U.S. aid workers.Q: Could there be more...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/questions-and-answers-about-us-ebola-ca
State
Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

...Astana, was kicked out of the 2007 Tour after its star rider Alexandre Vinokourov tested positive for banned blood transfusions. He served his ban, returned to racing, and won gold at the London Olympics. Vinokourov is now Astana's general...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-18/tour-leader-nibali-doping-belongs-cycl
Sports
State and local briefly

...spokesman for Harborview Medical Center. Valley's condition, complicated by the fact that he is ethically opposed to blood transfusions, did not improve overnight. ``He's still the same,'' Zalin said. Zalin said Valley suffers from injuries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022400/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Eagles' new mew

...scout project. One Wing, a bald eagle rescued after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, will never be released, but blood transfusions from the bird have benefited about two dozen other birds.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110402/sta_eagles.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...spokesman for Harborview Medical Center. Valley's condition, complicated by the fact that he is ethically opposed to blood transfusions, did not improve overnight. ``He's still the same,'' Zalin said. Zalin said Valley suffers from injuries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022400/Loc_briefs.shtml

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